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114 OG No. 35, 6189 (August 27, 2018)

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 556, August 15, 2018 ]

DECLARING TUESDAY, 21 AUGUST 2018, A REGULAR HOLIDAY THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, IN OBSERVANCE OF EID'L ADHA (FEAST OF SACRIFICE)



WHEREAS, Eid'l Adha or Feast of Sacrifice ts one of the two greatest feasts of Islam:

WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 9849 provides that Eid’l Adha shall be observed as a regular holiday; and

WHEREAS, the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos has recommended that 21 August 2018 be declared a national holiday, in observance of Eid'l Adha:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, RODRIGO ROA OUTERTE, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by taw, do hereby declare Tuesday, 21 August 2018, a regular holiday throughout the country, in observance of Eid'l Adha.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF. I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed-

Done in the City of Manila, this 15 th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eighteen.


(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE


By the President:


(SGD.) SALVADOR C. MEDIALDEA
Executive Secretary
 



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